Maharani Gayatri Devi was one amongst the top 10 most beautiful women in the world and her name is mentioned in Guinness Book of World Records. On her birth anniversary, The EBNW Story brings out the most unknown facts about the female…
Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur was born on 23 May 1919 in London, United Kingdom. Her father’s name was Jitendra Narayan who was the king of Cooch Behar in Bengal while her mother was Indira Devi.
Maharani Gayatri Devi was married to Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur on 9 May, 1940.
She was the most beautiful queen of India who once had to spent five months in Delhi’s Tihar Jail. Being the strong critic of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, she was arrested during the Emergency.
The Queen used to contest elections against the Congress as an independent candidate.
Here comes a few interesting facts related to Maharani Gayatri Devi in the news.
Maharani Gayatri Devi was an extraordinary woman who was quite intelligent apart from being beautiful. She was among Top 10 Most Beautiful Women in world and her name was included in the list of 10 most beautiful women of Vogue magazine
The name of Maharani Gayatri Devi was included in the list of 10 most beautiful women of Vogue magazine.
Maharani Gayatri Devi was a continuous MP from 1962 to 1975.
In 1962, she contested for the first time on a Swatantra Party ticket and defeated Congress candidate Shardi Devi by a huge margin by garnering 192,909 votes out of 250,272. However, the Congress candidate got only 35,217 votes. After winning the election with such a huge margin, her name was also recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records.